Growth in its own retail outlets has driven a strong performance by Bristol-based pie chain Pieminister in the past year.

Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural affairs Andrea Leadsom has published the UK Food and Drink: International Action Plan from 2016 to 2020 – outlining the encouragement for export growth in the baking industry.

Keighley-based crisp sandwich business Mr Crisp has announced that it is going mobile by catering for weddings.

Alan Gordon, the well-known PR and marketing expert, who launched his own agency, Merlin Publicity, has died of a cardiac arrest.

BIA: a tribute to our sponsors

20 September, 2016

British Baker would like to take the opportunity to thank all of its generous sponsors at the recent Baking Industry Awards, held on 7 September at the Park Lane Hilton, London.

Finalists and winners in the Baking Industry Awards have been in the media spotlight since the ceremony at London’s Hilton Park Lane hotel last week.

British Baker held its annual Baking Industry Awards at the Hilton Park Lane, London last night and, during the evening we caught up with the winners of the categories.

New editor for British Baker

02 September, 2016

British Baker is delighted to announce that Vince Bamford will be joining the magazine as the new editor, effective 10 October.

A leading manufacturer of automated handling equipment for the baking industry, Newsmith Stainless, will bring its extensive expertise in bakery goods production equipment to this year’s International Baking Industry Exposition (IBIE) in Las Vegas.

Calling all bakery professionals, this is your last call to book yourself a place at the Baking Industry Awards, with only a handful of places up for grabs.

Bakery professionals hoping to attend this year’s Baking Industry Awards are advised to make their bookings without delay.

Time is running out to get your tickets for the Baking Industry Awards (BIAs) 2016. Most have gone, and we don’t want you to miss out. 

MBE for Bob Burns

23 June, 2016

Bob Burns, founder of Glastonbury bakery Burns the Bread, is to be awarded an MBE for his services to charity and the community he lives in.

Time is running out to get your tickets for the Baking Industry Awards (BIAs) 2016. Over 80% have already gone, and we don’t want you to miss out. 

Think you have left it too late to enter the Baking Industry Awards (BIA)? Think again - the deadline has just been extended to 20 May.

It’s the biggest night in bakery – the event when the whole of the industry comes together.

Are you the very best in bakery? If so, time is running out to enter the prestigious Baking Industry Awards.

Warburtons’ chairman Jonathan Warburton has said that the baking industry doesn’t get enough credit for its work on reducing salt levels.

Do you have what it takes to compete against the very best in the industry?

Tim Mann, head chef of Patisserie Mark Bennett in Poole, Dorset has judged a charity bake-off in aid of Poole Housing Partnership’ s (PHP’s) Creative Arts for Dementia.

Video: Baking Industry Awards

21 September, 2015

The Baking Industry Awards may have been and gone for 2015 - but you can relive the glamour of the fabulous evening thanks to our exclusive video.

The prestigious Baking Industry Awards took place at London's Park Lane Hilton and were hosted by Claudia Winkelman.

Time is running out to guarantee your place at this year’s Baking Industry Awards (BIA) – the place to be seen in the baking industry.

Time is running out to nominate someone for the Outstanding Contribution to the Baking Industry accolade.

The entry for British Baker’s prestigious Baking Industry Awards has been extended.

With six days to go until the election a British Baker poll has placed the Conservatives out in front, commanding 48% of the vote. 

Last chance to complete survey

02 February, 2015

Time is running out to complete the Bakery Business Survey. 

In a turbulent and exciting year for the baking industry, British Baker looks back at the big stories from 2014.

At this year's prestigious Baking Industry Awards we chatted to the winners as they walked fresh off the stage. Watch and see what they had to say about the moment they won and their plans now. #BIA

Glanbia Nutritionals, the fast growing foods ingredients company, has developed a new range of gluten free oats for the baking industry.

Oh what a night! I am of course referring to the 2014 Baking Industry Awards, held at the Park Lane Hilton in London, a grand hotel which is well suited to accommodate a very glitzy evening. 

Take a look our favourite pictures from the big night!

Watch the highlights from last night's 27th annual Baking Industry Awards. 

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